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[Math+Magic]™ Pro Edition for QuarkXPress

MathMagic Pro Ed. v5.01
MathMagic XTension for QuarkXPress 6.x v1.3
Document Revision: 11
Date of Release: January 21, 2005

Thank you for choosing MathMagic, the ultimate equation editor on the planet!

MathMagic Pro Edition for QuarkXPress™ is an equation editor mainly for use with QuarkXPress v5.0 ~ 6.x software in editing any mathematical expressions and symbols with WYSIWYG interface and various powerful features that meet DTP quality requirements.

* Key Features

Click here to see the key features of MathMagic Pro Edition for QuarkXPress.

* Notice
  • MathMagic v5.0 has may cause layout reflow for old files. So please pay attention if you have equations created with old versions.

* What's New (v5.01)
  • Added: Separate Size fields for Integral symbol with On/Off check box. (Prime Edition only.).
  • Added: Accents now works on Templates.
  • Added: 3 spacing fields added in Define Spacing dialog for Template Accents.
  • Added: Automatic Spacing rule(TeX rule) can be selectively ON or OFF for each Size of Full, Sub/Superscript, Sub-Subscript, Symol, and so on, from Define Size dialog. Personal Edition has some limtation.
  • Added: MathMagic unique feature of Second double-clicking. First double-click just selects a word or continuous templates. Second double click on the selection area selects a whole box or line, same as a continuous triple click.

  • Changed: Function name followed by a sub/superscript now uses Before Sub/Superscript gap, instead of Function space.
  • Changed: Factory setting value for Prime location changed.
  • Changed: Sub box of Integral templates moved a little to the right.
  • Changed: Some other Define Spacing values changed to make equations look better.

  • Fixed: Under/Over integral's main box location was incorrect when a Max. in-between gap value was specified.
  • Fixed: Wrong calculation of a Template + Sub/Superscript combination gap when applying TeX spacing rule.
  • Fixed: Accent at the end of function name caused not to recognize auto function style.
  • Fixed: Bold face of Fraction lines and Under/Over bar lines returned to plain face after saving as EPS.
  • Fixed: Bold face of Under/Over symbols was not saved.
  • Fixed: Some other minor bugs fixed.
Please read Version History for the details.

* How MathMagic Pro application and MathMagic XTension works

Please refer to the User Guide manual for the details: III. 9 Using MathMagic XTensions in QuarkXPress.

1. Installing

  • Install MathMagic Pro Edition and MathMagic XTension with the MathMagic Pro for QuarkXPress installer.
  • Make sure that MathMagic XTension is installed in the following location.
    local:Applications:QuarkXPress 6:XTension:

2. Creating Equations

  • Launch QuarkXPress application(v6.0 at the moment).
  • Make a new document or open a document.
  • Select MathMagic menu from the QuarkXPress main menu bar.
  • Choose "New Equation" item to create an equation.
    If the cursor is located in the text box, the equation will be inserted in the cursor position as an In-line Graphic(ILG). Otherwise, the equation will be placed as an EPS graphic.
  • You may select the Sigma tool button from the floating main toolbar to create an equation box, and then drag a rectangle in the document to specify the location of an equation once created by the external MathMagic Pro.
  • You may also control-click(or right button click) while the cursor is in the text box, so that you can choose the "New Equation" from the contextual menu.
  • If you either select "New Equation" menu or drag a rectangle with th Sigma tool, MathMagic Pro application will be launched, if not running already, and an empty equationd editor window will be opened. In case MathMagic Pro application is not launched automatically within a few seconds, please launch the application manually from the following location.
    :Applications:MathMagic Pro Edition:MathMagic Pro

  • Enter any equation in the MathMagic editor window, and then Close(cmd-W) or Save(cmd-S) the window. This will send the equation to the QuarkXPress document back.

3. Editing Equations

  • Choose "Edit Equation..." item to edit the currently selected equation. Or, you may also control-click on the equation to bring up the contextual menu, after changing the cursor to the Arrow tool.
  • After creating or editing of equation with the external MathMagic Pro, just close the equation editor window so that the equation is placed in the InDesign document, by cmd-W or cmd-S.

4. Changing the Baseline and Bounding margins

  • The baseline of all equations will be automatically adjusted. But if you want to lower or raise the baseline, you may do so.
    • control-click on the equation box to bring up the contextual menu, and then select "Shift Baseline" item, or
    • select an equation box and choose "Shift Baseline" menu from the MathMagic menu
  • You may also customize the bounding margin gaps(left, right, top, bottom) of the equation, by specifying other value from the last item of Define Spacing window in the MathMagic Pro application.

* System Requirements
  • Power Macintosh running
    - Mac OS X: 10.1.3 or later for QuarkXPress 6
    - Mac OS X Classic 9.x for QuarkXPress 5
  • QuarkXPress v5.0 or newer (including v6.x) English or Passport
  • About 15MB of hard disk space for complete installation
* Pricing
  • Free Trial for a while(30 times), 5 additional trials for each new release
  • MathMagic Pro for QuarkXPress 1-User: US$895.00.
    • 6-Month Subscription: $299.00
    • 1-Year Subscription: $499.00
  • MathMagic Pro for QuarkXPress ACADEMIC 1-User: US$499.00.
  • MathMagic XTension 2.1.x or older -> MathMagic Pro for QuarkXPress Upgrade: US$399.00
  • MathMagic XTension 2.5.x -> MathMagic Pro for QuarkXPress Upgrade: US$299.00

    Regular versions(non-subscription versions) come with 2-year Free upgrades service.

For the full pricing information, please visit our online store.

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* History of Older Versions

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